White River Amphitheatre

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White River Amphitheatre
Address 40601 Auburn Enumclaw Road
Location Auburn, Washington
Owner Muckleshoot Tribal Enterprises
(managed by Live Nation)
Type Amphitheatre
Opened June 14, 2003 (2003-06-14)
Website
www.whiteriverconcerts.com

White River Amphitheatre is a Live Nation managed concert venue, located in Auburn, Washington, on the Muckleshoot Indian Reservation, 15 miles northeast of Tacoma and 35 miles southeast of Seattle. The capacity is 20,000, with 9,000 covered seats. It hosts musical events, with Mount Rainier in the background and features two large video screens.

The first concert at the venue was Berlin, with Heart, on June 14, 2003.

Jimmy Buffett released a CD of his performance on September 16, 2003, called Live in Auburn, WA.

Heavy Metal band Iron Maiden has also performed here on their last few tours including Eddie Rips Up The World Tour, The Somewhere Back In Time World Tour, and The Final Frontier World Tour. During the show on June 22, 2010, Frontman Bruce Dickinson stated that the pit was the only one at 100% capacity on the tour so far.[citation needed] Iron Maiden performed here during their Maiden England World Tour on 30th July 2012.[1]

Sting performed during his Symphonicities Tour on June 6, 2010, along with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.

The amphitheatre has played host to music festivals, including The Uproar Festival, The Mayhem Festival, The Gigantour, Farm Aid, Projekt Revolution, Ozzfest, Crüe Fest and Crüe Fest 2.

It has hosted the Vans Warped Tour for two years straight, hosting Warped Tour 2012 and Warped Tour 2013.

Allow 3 to 4 hours of travel time to event. There is no traffic control through Aiuburn which causes huge back ups.

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  1. ^ "IRON MAIDEN Announces 'Maiden England' North American Tour". Blabbermouth.net. 15 February 2012. Archived from the original on 15 February 2012. Retrieved 15 February 2012. 

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Coordinates: 47°14′14.40″N 122°06′43″W / 47.2373333°N 122.11194°W / 47.2373333; -122.11194